wing tip


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wing·tip

also wing tip  (wĭng′tĭp′)
n.
1.
a. An often perforated shoe part that covers the toe and extends backward along the sides of the shoe from a point at the center.
b. A style of shoe having such a tip.
2. The tip of a wing, as of a flying animal or an aircraft.

wing tip

n
1. (Aeronautics) the outermost edge of a wing
2. (Zoology) the outermost edge of a wing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wing tip - a shoe having a wing-tip toecapwing tip - a shoe having a wing-tip toecap  
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
wing tip - a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe
2.wing tip - a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoewing tip - a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe
toecap - a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
wing tip - a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
Translations

wing tip

npunta dell'ala
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